BULGARIA: At the Throttle

So loath was onetime President Deschanel of France to leave the privacy of his own railway compartment that in 1920, while relieving himself through an open window, he fell out of the train in his pajamas and ruined his political career. No such clumsy timidity bothers the little Tsar of Bulgaria. Far too poor to have a private train of his own, Boris III is apt to be all over the public trains he uses. Like the late great Albert of Belgium, Tsar Boris is an impassioned locomotive engineer, likes to spend...

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